Best Horror Movie Series

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Best Horror Movie Series

Have you heard all of these Best Horror Movie Series? We promise you'll find some new movies. Here are 25 of the best ones.

The Exorcist (1973)

The Exorcist
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From William Friedkin, starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb
Rated R

The Exorcist is a 1973 horror film directed by William Friedkin and based on the novel by William Peter Blatty. It tells the story of a young girl, Regan MacNeil, who is possessed by a demonic entity. Her desperate mother turns to two priests for help: Father Damien Karras and Father Lankester Merrin. Karras and Merrin must battle the demon within Regan and the evil forces that threaten them all. The film is a shocking and intense exploration of faith, and features numerous scenes of horror and suspense. It remains one of the most widely acclaimed and influential horror films of all time.

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Dawn of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross
Rated Unrated

Dawn of the Dead is a 1978 horror classic directed by George A. Romero. The film follows four survivors of a zombie apocalypse as they take refuge in a shopping mall. As the survivors adjust to their new lives, they must also contend with the ever-growing hordes of zombies that have begun to populate the mall. With no way out and supplies running low, the survivors must find a way to survive the zombie onslaught and make their escape. Through a mix of action and horror, Dawn of the Dead is a thrilling and terrifying film that is considered one of the greatest zombie movies ever made.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Night of the Living Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman
Rated Not Rated

Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American horror film written, directed, and edited by George A. Romero, and starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, and Karl Hardman. The story follows seven people who are trapped in a rural farmhouse in western Pennsylvania, which is under siege by an ever-growing group of cannibalistic zombies attracted to the farmhouse by the sounds of a crying child. The group barricades themselves inside, but as the night progresses, their chances of survival become increasingly slim as the zombies grow ever more powerful and relentless. In the end, only one of the group, Ben (Duane Jones), survives the night, but his victory is short-lived as he is shot and killed by the authorities when they arrive at the scene in the morning. Night of the Living Dead is widely considered to be one of the most influential horror films of all time, paving the way for the zombie genre in film and video games. It is also noted for its social commentary on racism, as Ben is the only African American in the group and suffers the most at the hands of the zombies.

Evil Dead II (1987)

Evil Dead II
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva
Rated R

Evil Dead II is a 1987 horror comedy directed by Sam Raimi. It is the sequel to the 1981 horror film The Evil Dead. The film follows Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) as he is forced to battle the forces of evil that has been unleashed by the reading of a book of ancient incantations. After narrowly escaping the cabin that is the source of the evil, Ash finds himself face-to-face with a horde of Deadites, ancient demons who want to possess him. With the help of a mysterious woman named Annie, Ash must battle the demons and find a way to seal the book of the dead before the evil is unleashed upon the world.

Saw (2004)

Saw
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung
Rated R

Saw is an American psychological horror film directed by James Wan and released in 2004. It follows two men who awaken in a decrepit bathroom with no memory of how they got there. They are chained to the pipes and are forced to play a deadly game to save one of them. With the help of a mysterious figure named Jigsaw, they must complete a series of tests to escape from the bathroom and survive. Along the way, they uncover a twisted plot involving a sadistic serial killer who has been killing victims in increasingly inventive ways. As they make their way through each game, they uncover the dark truth behind Jigsaw's motives. The film has become a cult classic and spawned a successful franchise of sequels and spinoffs.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

An American Werewolf in London
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne
Rated R

An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film directed by John Landis. The film follows two American college students—David and Jack—who are attacked by a werewolf while hiking in the English countryside. David survives but is cursed with lycanthropy, becoming a werewolf himself. He must battle with his own inner demon, as well as cope with his growing fear of transforming into a werewolf at the full moon. Along the way, he encounters a series of supernatural entities, including Jack's ghost, who warns him of his inevitable doom. In the end, David is able to accept his fate and embraces his transformation, destroying the werewolf who originally attacked them.

Army of Darkness (1992)

Army of Darkness
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie
Rated R

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker
Rated NC-17

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain
Rated R

Day of the Dead (1985)

Day of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy
Rated Not Rated

Don't Breathe (2016)

Don't Breathe
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Fede Alvarez, starring Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto
Rated R

Insidious (2010)

Insidious
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye
Rated PG-13

Saw II (2005)

Saw II
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Darren Lynn Bousman, starring Donnie Wahlberg, Beverley Mitchell, Franky G, Emmanuelle Vaugier
Rated R

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Chuck Russell, starring Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette
Rated R

Evil Dead (2013)

Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Fede Alvarez, starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci
Rated R

Halloween (2018)

Halloween
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Gordon Green, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney
Rated R

Halloween II (1981)

Halloween II
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Rick Rosenthal, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer
Rated R

The Exorcist III (1990)

The Exorcist III
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From William Peter Blatty, starring George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller
Rated R

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Insidious: Chapter 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye
Rated PG-13

New Nightmare (1994)

New Nightmare
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Jf Davis, Miko Hughes
Rated R

Scream (2022)

Scream
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera
Rated R

Scream 2 (1997)

Scream 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith
Rated R

Scream 4 (2011)

Scream 4
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Lucy Hale
Rated R

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Marcus Nispel, starring Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski, Erica Leerhsen
Rated R

Land of the Dead (2005)

Land of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring John Leguizamo, Asia Argento, Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper
Rated R

 



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